Apply for a Vehicle Import Approval

Applying for a Vehicle Import Approval (VIA) can be very time consuming and quite frankly confusing. Taurus Logistics are very familiar in dealing with the Department of Infrastructure and can apply for the Vehicle Import Approval on your behalf.

We only require a small amount of information as below and our fee of AUD250.00 + GST which includes the fees charged by the Department of Infrastructure. Once we have applied for the Import Approval it will take 2-3 weeks to receive the approval.

Please do not ship your vehicle until the permit has been approved.

Start Now - 2 easy steps


Download & Sign Letter of Authorisation

First, we need your authorisation to apply on your behalf. Please download the sample letter, complete and then upload with the rest of your information as below.


Upload your Documents

We need to get some documentation from you to apply for the VIA.

Section 1 - Identification Docs

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Passport photo & signature page (2 Pages)
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Section 2 - Intent to Immigrate to Australia

We require any 2 of the following documents :

  • Your employment details in Australia (e.g. a letter from your employer).
  • Recent sale/cancellation of overseas residential property.
  • Your residential details in Australia (e.g. copies of property purchase / rental documents).
  • Resignation letter from overseas employer.

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Section 3 - Vehicle Details

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If a returning Australian vehicle upload Australian rego. Otherwise country of export rego
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(eg purchase document, bequest document etc.)

Application Confirmation

Once we have your documentation, we’ll apply for the import approval and send you a confirmation number within 24 hours (Monday to Friday).


Import Application Decision

You will be notified directly by email from the Department of Infrastructure of the decision. Once you have the decision approved we can get you vehicle booked and underway.

Taurus Logistics Ltd (Australia)
Level 1, 1 Queens Rd,
Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
ABN: 38 168 814 245
+61 3 8657 5563
[email protected]

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